Italy bound!

$570 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 22 months
Marigrace Francis  ORTONVILLE, MI
Hello! I am Grace (Marigrace) Francis, and I study Studio Art and Graphic Design at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. This summer I have the opportunity to further my studies in Italy! 

I have always felt a pull towards new, unknown, and exciting adventures. I have friends all over the globe that have urged me to travel, and now, I am taking that plunge.

Due to financial hardships and being one of five children, I haven't had very many opportunities to travel. I've generally been in the Midwest my whole life, but it's high time that changes. This summer I will be spending about 10 weeks in Europe; most of that time I will be taking a drawing class in Siena, Italy with a few weeks of independent travel towards the end. 

I am beyond excited, and working hard to make the money I'll be needing, but it isn't cheap. Between tuition, airfare, food, housing, application fees, and so on the costs are really adding up.

That being said, any contributions I could get would be very much appreciated. I understand that financially not everyone is in a position to give, and that's totally cool! I wish everyone the best in their situation. But if you have any money or good tidings to spare, I would be forever grateful!

For those considering donating, here are some incentives:
$1-10 = a personal thankyou
$25 = a postcard equipped with a personal message
$50 = a small souvenir from italy
$100+ = a  personalized painting

Thank you for your time and contributions! I am very much appreciative of this opportunity and all of you!
Peace, love, and happy days,
Grace :)
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Posted by Marigrace Francis
21 months ago
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Thank you everyone who's donated, shared or wished me luck on my trip! It honestly means the world to me.

I can't believe that in a month I'll be leaving for Italy; it seems so surreal, but I can't wait! I'm slowly approaching my goal but making huge progress thanks to everyone's kindness and support. I couldn't do this without ya'll!

Thanks again!
Peace, love and the happiest of times,
Grace
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$570 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 12 people in 22 months
Created May 4, 2015
KB
$50
Kathy Bean
20 months ago

Have a safe and wonderful trip Marigrace!

JI
$25
Jessica Isayenko
21 months ago
1
1
DH
$20
David Huff
21 months ago
PE
$20
Pat Eisenberger
21 months ago

Study hard - and have fun!

LG
$10
liz g
21 months ago
1
1
CF
$50
Colleen Francis
22 months ago
1
1
JH
$25
Jim and Leah Hoffmann
22 months ago
1
1

You will love Italy.

$250
Anonymous
22 months ago
1
1
MH
$25
Margaret Holmberg
22 months ago
1
1
TC
$25
Tonya Cavanaugh
22 months ago
1
1

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